Mary L. Schaupp, 81, of Lincoln, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at 9:58 p.m. at St. Clara's Manor.
Mary was born on August 18, 1930 in Lincoln, IL the daughter of John and Lena Troeger Schaupp, and was the last of her immediate family.
Mary was a retired teacher having taught in Decatur, Rabbit Flat School, and Beason Grade School. She was a graduate of Lincoln Community High School, Lincoln College, and Millikin University, and was a member of the National and Illinois Education Associations. Mary was also a member of First Baptist Church of Lincoln, having served as a Sunday school teacher, Deaconess, and church clerk.
She served on the Great River Region American Baptist Women Ministry Area Board; then she served as a mission worker on several American Baptist Mission trips. She volunteered at the Logan County Food Pantry, Postville Courthouse and the Blood Bank.
Mary is preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by friends Ted and Judy Awe of Lincoln.